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Nine dead, 35 wounded in Chitown over weekend

| April 21, 2014
Nine dead, 35 wounded in Chitown over weekend

It seems every week, we get a similar report from the Windy City. Again, we spend billions of dollars trying to secure the streets of other countries but our own cities have become war zones—with the casualties often being children. The nation has a problem with violence. It is our culture, bred into us since […]

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Meeting at Link’s to focus on Urban Trails

| April 21, 2014
Meeting at Link’s to focus on Urban Trails

FORT WAYNE—Members of the Urban Trails Project are scheduled to host a Community Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., April 24 at Links Wonderland, 1711 E. Crieghton Ave. Organizers plan to provide important information about the Urban Trails Project, including documentation of funds given by the City of Fort Wayne to other parts of […]

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Social Security to resume mailing statements after budget cuts

| April 19, 2014
Social Security to resume mailing statements after budget cuts

This has to be good news especially for folks who are not able to get online readily to check their statements. While there is a belief that Internet technology is ubiquitous, there are some segments of the population who still prefer paper. Social Security to resume benefits statement mailings BY MARK MILLER CHICAGO An American […]

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Prostate problem detection, treatment can be complex

| April 19, 2014
Prostate problem detection, treatment can be complex

Whatever the case, consider some time of screening given the prevalence of this problem and how the lack of early detection and treatement adversely affects some populations, such as African American men. Consult your personal physician and a specialist if necessary to help clarify your options. Prostate worries? Consider treatment information By Dr. Larry Mulkerin […]

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Proposed rules for compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act filed – Bugle Newspapers: Niles

| April 19, 2014
Proposed rules for compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act filed – Bugle Newspapers: Niles

If people are going to use it, particularly for recreational purposes, which is sure to follow, we might as well get right what we didn’t get right with alcohol. Proposed rules for compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act filed Courtesy Illinois Dept. of Public Health The state of Illinois today announced that the […]

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Hunger, cause of marital quarrels —Study

| April 19, 2014
Hunger, cause of marital quarrels —Study

Perhaps the old urban legend we heard years and years ago about a man shooting his wife to death after sitting down to dinner and having his biscuits not ready isn’t as apocryphal as we once thought. On a more global scale, think of all the conflict in the world these days and about how […]

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Free drug samples for doctors may end up costing patients a lot: Study : LIFE : Tech Times

| April 19, 2014
Free drug samples for doctors may end up costing patients a lot: Study : LIFE : Tech Times

“Them that’s got shall get, them that’s not shall lose…” Or we believe that’s the way the song goes. We don’t begrudge anyone making money, but this is just like with political contributions—folks don’t give out freebies just to give out freebies; there’s always a cost on the back end of a “free” lunch. Again, […]

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Hammerin’ Hank’ Aaron slugs it out with Obama attackers

| April 19, 2014
Hammerin’ Hank’ Aaron slugs it out with Obama attackers

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. NNPA Columnist Major League Baseball’s home run king, Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron has just knocked another one out of the park. But this time, Aaron wasn’t on a baseball diamond. Aaron stood up boldly on the national stage and blasted a political homerun against Republicans who have made a sport […]

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Investigator seeks ID, cause of death of boys buried in ‘white house’ cemetery

| April 19, 2014
Investigator seeks ID, cause of death of boys buried in ‘white house’ cemetery

We had heard this story some time ago on National Public Radio. What’s interesting is that Florida has had similar incidents in modern times. According to this piece, most of these children died in accidents and similar incidents but the allegations of abuse and negligence should not be ignored. While some say nothing sinister was […]

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White Houses refuses comment on Justin Bieber deportation petition

| April 19, 2014
White Houses refuses comment on Justin Bieber deportation petition

Everyone has their priorities. We just hope by passing on this one, the Obama administration hasn’t seriously compromised national security by letting this agent of other worldly forces stay in America! (But, in all fairness and seriousness, some people have argued that if Mr. Bieber were not rich and famous, immigration officials would have tossed […]

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